Brazil shares lower at close of trade; Bovespa down 0.11%

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Brazil shares lower at close of trade; Bovespa down 0.11%
Credit: © Reuters. – Brazil equities were lower at the close on Tuesday, as losses in the Real Estate , Electric Power and Public Utilities sectors propelled shares lower.

At the close in Sao Paulo, the Bovespa declined 0.11%.

The biggest gainers of the session on the Bovespa were Qualicorp SA (SA: QUAL3 ), which rose 5.16% or 1.14 points to trade at 23.23 at the close. Cosan SA Industria e Comercio (SA: CSAN3 ) added 4.63% or 1.75 points to end at 39.55 and Cielo SA (SA: CIEL3 ) was up 3.21% or 0.60 points to 19.30 in late trade.

Biggest losers included Ultrapar Participacoes SA (SA: UGPA3 ), which lost 3.48% or 2.19 points to trade at 60.81 in late trade. Klabin Unt (SA: KLBN11 ) declined 3.22% or 0.67 points to end at 20.14 and BR Malls Participacoes SA (SA: BRML3 ) shed 2.70% or 0.30 points to 10.82.

Declining stocks outnumbered rising ones by 255 to 176 and 31 ended unchanged on the BM&FBovespa Stock Exchange.

The CBOE Brazil Etf Volatility , which measures the implied volatility of Bovespa options, was up 0.22% to 27.64.

In commodities trading, Gold Futures for June delivery was up 0.68% or 9.00 to $1333.00 a troy ounce. Meanwhile, Crude oil for delivery in June fell 1.19% or 0.82 to hit $67.82 a barrel, while the July US coffee C contract rose 1.55% or 1.84 to trade at $120.42 .

USD/BRL was up 0.56% to 3.4714, while EUR/BRL rose 0.76% to 4.2464.

The US Dollar Index Futures was down 0.15% at 90.55.

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